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SB 1236: School Safety


School Safety; Providing an exception to a prohibition on possessing firearms or other specified devices on school property or other specified areas for authorized concealed weapon or firearm licensees who are designated by school principals or district school superintendents; requiring district school boards to formulate and prescribe policies and procedures for active shooter and hostage situations; requiring a district school superintendent to provide specified agencies with certain strategy and activity recommendations to improve school safety and security, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7026 (Ch. 2018-3)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/11/2017 Senate • Filed
    1/11/2018 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Education; Rules -SJ 143
    • Introduced -SJ 143
    2/15/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/20/18, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7026 (Ch. 2018-3)

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  • SB 1236, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/11/2017 at 3:36 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 2/19/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 621 School Safety Rommel, Fischer Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7026 (Ch. 2018-3)
    H 7101 Public Safety Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7026 (Ch. 2018-3)
    S 7026 (er) Public Safety Rules Compare Last Action: 3/9/2018 Chapter No. 2018-3, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1940 (Ch. 2018-1), CS/CS/CS/HB 165 (Ch. 2018-128)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    338506 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    4:11 PM
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    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    435.04 Level 2 screening standards. Page 10 (pdf)
    790.115 Possessing or discharging weapons or firearms at a school-sponsored event or on school property prohibited; penalties; exceptions. Page 2 (pdf)
    790.251 Protection of the right to keep and bear arms in motor vehicles for self-defense and other lawful purposes; prohibited acts; duty of public and private employers; immunity from liability; enforcement. Page 10 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 11 (pdf)
    1006.07 District school board duties relating to student discipline and school safety. Page 7 (pdf)
    1006.12 School resource officers and school safety officers. Page 9 (pdf)
    1012.315 Disqualification from employment. Page 25 (pdf)

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